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    Meatless Monday Recipes

    3 new recipes to cut saturated fat and calories from your diet

    You won't be missing meat with a menu of mango smoothies, tomato and goat cheese tarts, and a ginger tofu stir-fry.

    See also: Why Meatless Monday?

    Breakfast:
    Mango Lime Smoothie

    At 159 calories per serving, this rich-tasting smoothie fortified with yogurt and bananas is a winner. Feel free to substitute your favorite fruits or juices on hand.   

    Lunch:
    Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart 

    This recipe takes advantage of the convenience of frozen puff pastry. Goat cheese has less cholesterol and fat than many other popular cheeses.

    Dinner:
    Ginger Tofu Stir-fry

    Tofu takes some getting used to for some people, but it is packed with protein and low in fat. Some vegetarians weight down blocks of tofu overnight in a strainer over a bowl to get rid of some of the excess moisture and end up with a "meatier" product. This recipe calls for freezing tofu before using for a similar result. Experiment and you will likely find some ways to prepare this healthy meat-free ingredient.

     

    Need a few more Meatless Monday dishes? Search our recipe database for more vegan and vegetarian recipes.

     

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